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. >> live continues to get harder for many. one company currently experiencing surprising growth is samsung. it has announced record profits driven by impressive sales of smartphones. success is putting pressure on apple which lost its slot today as the most valuable company in the world. our technology correspondent reports. >> six years ago, the iphone was unveiled by steve jobs and went on to define the smartphone industry. now samsung has grabbed the lead. it is a giant conglomerate that makes everything from televisions to washing machines. it is smartphones that have transformed its fortunes and now contribute more than half the profits. their offering new smartphone users the same experience as apple for less. >> we're offering an attractive experience at an affordable price. for those who want to use facebook and e-mail, they do not need to pay the top of the range to get those services. >> apple has delivered outstanding results this week, but its shares have slid amid worries of its ability to come to something new. in the last quarter of 2012, it made over 8 billion pounds in pro
. >> speaking of strong earnings, good news for apple rival samsung. it beat expectations, bringing a record 6.6 billion euros in profit in the fourth quarter. >> the new numbers were largely thanks to sales of its property galaxy -- popular galaxy line of smartphone. samsung is powering ahead, managing to ship 63 million smartphones worldwide, putting it well ahead of apple's iphone. despite the record-breaking quarter, samsung expects sales to taper off in 2013. >> strikes have continued at dusseldorf and cologne airport, causing a second day of flight cancellations and heavy delays. >> long lines formed at check-in areas while around 170 flights have been canceled so far. on thursday, august 2 hundred flights were canceled here the trade union is demanding a pay raise for staff at the airports, but try as i said to continue into friday evening. >> back to my part of the world. if it is not drought, it is the rains and floods. and a trillion teenager and his rescue had a dramatic escape in queensland. >> the boy was found clinging to a tree. his rescuer got him back to the river bank, but he
to be growing largest competitors samsung reported mrof fitprofit increasing in large part because of the galaxy phone. and cheaper smart phones. is that something apple should do? >> we talked about samsung three or four months ago. they had a bullseye on their back so they could sell the products at large margins. cheap competitors come into the market develop a better product at a lower cost. what they are doing is going after the lower end of the spectrum of these phones and mo more important the international market. not everybody can afford a 5, $600 phone. samsung they are taking market shares. >> apple has said they will not reduce lower products to pursue consumers interested at a low price point. >> that's their stand. >> i want to ask you about the possible child labor concerns in chene gn china. how do you think that will effect the stock? >> they are one of the solid companies in trying to do things the right way. this is an area in terms of manufacturing they have gone a long way to try to do it the right way. there's always going to be a in the oyster. apple thought they had this
the past four months. apple again only the second most valuable company in the world over samsung. samsung says it's putting a lid on spending. apple is sinking net flix is soaring after a lead led, shares went up another $22 today to highest price in 16 months. >> yahoo's next big move will will be to personalized the tablet. today, the chief executive told bloomberg news she hopes to take the company to the next level beyond facebook. >> i think that it will be one of the predominant platt forms. it's not just about writing down who your friends are, it's taking that and finding useful contebt telling me, do you know who sells? and being able to offer me the opportunity to offer this up to someone i did know would be here. >> film version of the steve jobs buy yog grfy made a debut today. it z.chronicles major milestones including one where he apparently had to convince his partner that personal computers would some day change the world. >> this is freedom to create and to do and to build and, it's artist, it's individual. >> your overreacting. if you're developing this for freaks like u
levered and linked to am but not really because it's in every single smartphone whether to be like samsung or those guys in nokia that just slashed the dividend. and what we heard wednesday from apple and last night from samsung is a tale of woe that you could argue says smartphones have become saturated. everybody who needs a smartphone has one and now they're even trading down, not even buying expensive smartphones. qualcomm has got a heavy burden as it's going to have to tell us if that's the case, if there really is saturation. it has to tell us because it's the semiconductor brain for so much of the next generation of smartphones. this is the most important call of the week. and it might be when you can start buying apple if it hasn't bottomed by then. not that i want you in it but people do keep asking me. and please understand that apple is going from growth stock to value stock and that's often an ugly journey. okay? there's clip joints along the road and a lot of speed traps you know, the with radar guns. thursday is a day made for "mad money." and we think lightning could strike,
and samsung. and what will start with wired watches and glasses will eventually blossom into a world wide web of t-shirts, blouses and sweaters. >> it depends on how thin and light you want to make this. companies like i.b.m. are working on some flexible substrates that wl really alow f the creation of wearable electronics. clothing. >> reporter: that's not all i.b.m. is working on. futurist trevor davis says the tech giant now has software that taps into social networks and predicts what people will wear. but does this mean style-setter anna wintour will be replaced by a supercomputer? >> i don't think anna wintour is out of a job too quickly. there's always going to be room for art and some intuition here. but what we can do with our software is take the delay out of it. >> reporter: the fashion craze i.b.m. sees coming in 2013: steampunk. >> it's a retro-futuristic look. it's victorian high fashion meets industrial workwear. it's an obsession with things like brass. it's an obsession with things like cogs and gears. >> reporter: steampunk is still a bit too hip for me. i can't even choose
? economists say for one, competitors like samsung, have upped their game. not out-inventing apple, but matching them, device for device. but the bigger threat, is the loss of steve jobs himself. half since the death of apple's founder and many worry that the company has lost its creative genius. >> apple was very much steve jobs. we saw apple lost its way in the 1980s. after it left. lot of people left apple for dead. they brought steve jobs back and the company, once again, was focused on innovation and consumer needs and consumer tastes in ways it hadn't been before. the real question is whether apple can replicate the mind of steve jobs. >> how does somebody know what they want if they've never even seen it? >> reporter: and with that new movie coming, the part of the real life story still unwritten, is whether apple can invent the next best thing. before anyone else. and before consumers realize they even want it. now, apple hasn't completely lost its way. it sold 48 million iphones over the holidays. 23 million ipads and ipad minis. the key for investors, right now, is can ap
the big winners-- at least in the short term-- will be apple google, microsoft and samsung. and what will start with wired watches and glasses will eventually blossom into a world wide web of t-shirts, blouses and sweaters. >> it depends on how thin and light you want to make this. companies like i.b.m. are working on some flexible substrates that will really allow for the creation of wearable electronics. clothing. >> reporter: that's not all i.b.m. is working on. futurist trevor davis says the tech giant now has software that taps into social networks and predicts what people will wear. but does this mean style-setter anna wintour will be replaced by a supercomputer? >> i don't think anna wintour is out of a job too quickly. there's always going to be room for art and some intuition here. but what we can do with our software is take the delay out of it. >> reporter: the fashion craze i.b.m. sees coming in 2013: steampunk. >> it's a retro-futuristic look. it's victorian high fashion meets industrial workwear. it's an obsession with things like brass. it's an obsession with things li
? are their products still good? products come back. >> their products are brilliant. the problem is so are samsung's products. >> bill: there is more competition in that arena. >> exactly. >> bill: you are not paying 400 bucks a share for this? >> right now, i'm not. i would urge caution here because the leadership of this company is now in question. when it can lose. >> bill: have to be bold and fresh, dobbs. bold and fresh. >> tim cook, are you listening to the man? because is he right. >> bill: they have another machine come out. you know that it's going to be as big as your pinky and call putin on it or something. >> you can argue that's the problem they have got. they have extended their product line instead of staying with those very specific treasures. >> now you are getting too pinheady for me. let's recap. don't buy the stock at this level. that guy has got to get bolder and fresher if he wants to get back in the game. expwron kerry. >> speaking of bold and fresh. >> good hair, too. carrie is is going to be new secretary of state. is he worth about $200 million. so my friend howie carr te
and the technology is -- compatibility. and... >> rick: this is a samsung. >> galaxy, and it has a five-and-a-half inch screen. high-def and beneath there is a -- yes, i agree. sorry. a great everything. just agree for today. >> rick: and show me quick... >> yes. >> arthel: okay. >> rick: cool. >> stylus, and you can crop photos and tap them and send them out as e-mails or social networks. >> rick: thank you so much, always good to see you, thanks to our friends from sony, too. hope we didn't ruin your phone! the fox report is up next with harris faulkener. >> arthel: nice to see you guys, you can have the phone, mike!
like samsung and cell phone makers. and when bad times hit the cell phones shut down and all of a sudden we used to ship 10 million units a quarter and we ship none. it's the whim of the consumer, not the whim. what the consumers do based on the economy feeds right on back to you very quickly. and you can't predict it. we don't know when the economy's going up or down, and we're the tail on the dog. we really get whipped around. >> what worries me here is -- couple worries. one, i always thought you ran a lean company. always. i've been proud of it in lean. then it turns out you're saying you've got a lot of fat and you're going to get rid of a lot of people. which is it? >> we've always been lean, and we're lean now. we are making some cuts that we have to make that are structural that we're getting rid of a division and we're basically loading the work of that division onto the other three division managers. but we're all going to work more hours. we weren't fat. i'm not going to say we're fat. but obviously, if we can make cuts, the question is validly stated. so why didn'
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